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Events Assistant

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  • Post Ref: 9796
  • Department: Leisure Services
  • Salary details: £19,554 - £21,166
  • Employment Status: Full Time
  • Hourly Rate:
  • Hours: 37 per week
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Working Weeks:
  • Closing date: 07 February 2020
  • Interview date: W/C 17 February 2020
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£19,554- £21,166 p.a

Plus Local Government Pension Scheme

Hours: 37 hrs per week

Highcliffe Castle is a magnificent Grade 1 listed building situated in the heart of Dorset. The castle is a leading events and weddings venue located on the South coast; which successfully operates alongside the heritage/tourism element of the business. We have a small team of staff employed by Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council (BCP) which is supported by over 100 dedicated volunteers.

Applications are invited for this exciting post at Highcliffe Castle. The successful applicant will join the weddings and events team to support the extensive programme of ceremonies, receptions, concerts, functions and events.  Previous experience in events, weddings or hospitality is essential as are strong customer service skills. The applicant must be able to work late evenings and weekends on a regular basis. 

Highcliffe Castle is owned and operated by BCP Council and the post holder will be responsible to the Highcliffe Castle Events & Weddings Team Leader.

For an informal chat about this post, please call Greg Rawlings, Events and Weddings Team Leader on 01425 278807.

As a Council that is striving towards the provision of Equal Opportunities, in terms of both employment and service delivery, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

NB:  You will be unable to view the job description and person specification forms after this vacancy has closed.  We cannot accept CVs in place of an application form as we require the same range of information from all our candidates. Please be aware that further communication will be via e-mail.  Should you not receive an email within 21 days of the closing date, please accept that you have not been shortlisted for interview on this occasion.

For more information about the castle please visit www.highcliffecastle.co.uk   

Closing Date for Applications: 7th February 2020

Interviews will be held at Highcliffe Castle on:  W/C 10th February 2020